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Andrea Anjarí wins DH race in Los Andes

Andrea Anjarí from team ROTWILD Chile went to Los Andes past weekend, some 60 km north of Santiago to compete with her ROTWILD R.G1 FS at the third date of a new race series that started in Chile.

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Race Report Mariela Scott, Copa Chile XCO Valdivia 2017

The Chilean Copa Chile race series started last weekend. Why is that important for chilean TEAM ROTWILD athlete Mariela Scott? Because this race series adds valuable UCI points to her account for this...

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A true do-it-all bike – the Design & Innovation Award goes to the R.X2

Der Design & Innovation Award geht an das R.X2 FS

And the award goes to: the R.X2 FS. An expert jury awards the ROTWILD all mountain bike with the Design & Innovation Award 2017. This exclusive award honours outstanding innovations, designs and...

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Race Report Andrea Anjarí, Panamerican Championships

This was the very first time a competed abroad (week from November 5th to 14th) and nothing less than in the Pan-American Championship that was held in Cusco, Peru. This trip was amazing because of...

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R.G1 FS. The pro bike of freeride legend Richie Schley

Richie Schley visited us in early December and we took the opportunity to talk about his R.G1 FS Downhill bike.

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Race report Andrea Anjarí SpringRace Loncoche / Chile

On the weekend of October 22/23 chilean TEAM ROTWILD rider Andrea Anjari competed at the DH Spring Race in Loncoche some 760 Km south of Santiago.

 

 

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Climb with ease! Watch the R.G+ video

What does one of world’s most famous freeride mountain bikers dream of? Is there anything at all for somebody who rides the best bikes on the most fascinating trails in the world?

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Be independent! Richie Schley discovers the new R.G+

For all those shuttle users, lift uphillers, bike pushers and everybody who is seeking for demanding downhills, ROTWILD now introduces a new possibility.

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Shimano XT Di2: eight questions about the new electronic mountain bike gear shifter

With the Shimano XT Di2 the XT Group now is also electronic, too. Shifting is faster, easier and more effective thanks to automatic shifting. Reason enough to speak with Michael Wild, PR Marketing...

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Mariela Scott at the XCM race in Naltagua/ Chile

Past weekend the Chilean TEAM ROTWILD rider Mariela Scott, once again was in action. This time at the XCM race in Naltagua some 60 Km south west of Santiago.

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Sofia takes the win at French EnduRoc

Successful Enduro Race: Team AMG ROTWILD rider Sofia Wiedenroth proves her skills at the Roc d’Azur Festival.

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Mariela Scott at COPA CHILE, Angol

Once again it was race weekend for Mariela Scott from Chilean TEAM ROTWILD.

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Race report Puchuncaví Andrea Anjarí

Past weekend it was once again Downhill time for Andrea. This time the Master of Time Race in Puchuncavi about 130 km northwest of Santiago.

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How wheel sizes, rim and tire widths influence riding performance

Friso Lorscheider is a marketing specialist at DTSwiss and intensively observed wheel development on the manufacturer side. We wanted to know more about the actual industry trends in this specific...

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Receiving new TEAM vehicles – Team AMG ROTWILD visiting Affalterbach

In between all the mountainbike races, there is a common highlight during the year for the three Team AMG ROTWILD riders Nadine Rieder, Sofia Wiedenroth and Stefan Kudella: The delivery of their new...

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Andrea Anjarí wins the Curacaví Enduro Race 2016

The Cuarcaví Enduro Race took place at the Monterrey Estate approx. 60 km west from Santiago. At cold temperatures and an icy wind 255 racers started in Cuaracavi. Amongst them also TEAM ROTWILD...

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Race report Mariela Scott national XCO championship

The national XCE/XCO championships took place last weekend in Salmanca some 320 Km north of Santiago. The Chilean Women Elite pilot Mariela Scott from TEAM ROTWILD started from the first row.

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Nadine Rieder claims National Championship XCE

At the Bavarian town of Bodenmais, Nadine Rieder of Team AMG ROTWILD was able to defend her XCE National Champion title. Heavy rain and a demanding track could not hold her back from claiming the gold...

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#DesignYourROTWILD winning design

As ROTWILD held its 20th anniversary celebrations last weekend, it gave us the chance to present the winning design of the #DesignYourROTWILD contest for the first time to the public. The winner,...

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Third place for Andrea Anjaría in Machalí

After her successful downhill race at Polpaico, Andrea Anjarí brought her R.X1 FS 26“ to the Enduro Race La Sexta Round 2 in Machalí this past weekend.

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2nd place for Mariela Scott at the 21 Leguas race

A few weeks ago, Mariela Scott of the Chilean TEAM ROTWILD brought her ROTWILD R.R2 HT 29“ to a very special race. At almost 100 kilometers of racing distance at the Chilean Atacama Desert, racers had...

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The ROTWILD E-MTB Racing Team conquers the podium

The Velovert Festival in Villars de Lans is one of the most important Mountainbike events in France. The event offers racing, action, fun and lots of industry news to the fans of mountain biking....

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Mariella Scott ranked third in the GT Challenge Race

On May 15th, the XCO GT Challenge race took place at the Tricao Park in Santo Domingo, located approximately 125 km southwest from Chiles capital, Santiago. Once again lining up at the start gate was...

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Team AMG ROTWILD at Albstadt XCO Worldcup

German Champion Sofia Wiedenroth finished as best German Under-23 category racer during the WC XCO in Albstadt, Germany. Unfortunately Nadine Rieder went down hard in the downhill section which left...

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Bottom line question: What does it take to make a good All Mountain Bike?

Rotwild Engineering R.X2 Prototype

Steffen Weingärtner is our Research & Development Engineer at ROTWILD. He’s mainly involved in the development of ROTWILD’s X-Models. We wanted to know what it takes to make a good All Mountain bike...

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Fox Float 34: A versatile trail fork with updated features

Fox Float 34 FIT4-Dämpfer

Fox Racing Shox completely updated their trail fork Float 34 for 2016, which immediately claimed great reviews in the latest issue of BIKE Magazin (05/2016). Equipped with FIT4-damper technology,...

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Second certification instructor course held in Santiago de Chile

The 2nd version of the international PMBI certification course was held at the Bike Park El Durazno by Outlife during the last days of April and the beginning of May. 15 participants came from all...

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Mariella Scott with a good start into the racing season

Mariela Scott participated in the 3. COPA CHILE in La Ligua on May 7th and 8th. It was her first official XCO race as the new brand ambassador of Chilean ROTWILD TEAM.

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Sofia Wiedenroth finished 13th at the European MTB Championship

AMG ROTWILD racer Sofia Wiedenroth, the only German U23 competitor, ended up 13th at the European Mountainbike Championship in Jönköpings, Sweden.

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ROTWILD R.X2: the next evolution of the Generation X

Rotwild R.X2 Next Generation

Just in time for the Riva Bike Festival at Lake Garda, ROTWILD presents the next evolution of the Generation X. ROTWILD continues the success story of the All Mountain concept introduced last year.

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Convincing with performance – FREERIDE tip for the R.E+

Low weight, perfect working parts, outstanding high-end chassis and a 1st place in the downhill ranking – the R.E1+ gathered lots of bonus points in the test and was awarded with the well recognized...

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Singletrail tip for the R.X+: system integration par excellence

Relaxed and flowy climbing, than turning into the single trail and enjoying the downhill – that’s the ideal conception for every mountain biker. The brand new ROTWILD R.X + is the ideal tool to meet...

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Benedikt Hilger about the partnership between Mercedes-AMG and ROTWILD

Richie Schley Mercedes-AMG

Mercedes AMG and ROTWILD are joined by a long lasting partnership. We wanted to know more about the background of the joint forces and talked to Benedikt Hilger, Manager Brand Cooperations /...

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Design & Innovation Award 2016 for the R.X+ FS

“ROTWILD has opened up a new level of terrain to explore”, The R.X+FS is honoured with the Design & Innovation Award 2016 by an international jury.

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Brose completes successful first season in the retail market

E-bikes with Brose system have been on the market since March 2015 and positive market feedback has led to a strong sell-through. According to partners, retailers and end customers, after only one...

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Team-Update: Andrea Paz Anjarí Bascuñán

Andrea Paz Anjarí Bascuñán Team Rotwild Chile

Andrea Paz Anjarí Bascuñán is the first woman to line up in the Chilean Rotwild Team for the downhill event. A good excuse for an interview to get better acquainted with the 21-year-old.

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Race report Open Shimano, Nevados de Chillán

The weekend from December 5th-6th was the last date of the Open Shimano LATAM Series, which was held at the Ski&Bike Park Resort Nevados de Chillán aprox. 550 Km south of Santiago. Having beautiful...

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„Sea to Sky“: Richie Schley's favorite trails

British Columbia in Canada offers an amount for mountain bikers, this is for sure. However, to gain an overview in this bike Eldorado, we have asked Richie Schley for his favorite trails along the...

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Software Update 3.6 for Brose e-Bike

Richie Schley Freeriding E-MTB Rotwild R E+ FS

The Software Update 3.6 for Brose e-Bike motors has been available since 6 November 2015. In an interview with Peter Schlitt, Managing Director of ADP Engineering GmbH, we take a look at the...

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ROTWILD 2016: Discover new options

Discover our model year 2016 online. Whether you are looking for a Race, Cross Country, All Mountain, Enduro or Tour bike - if you want to stand out from the crowd, we will offer you the right bike.

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Hometrails in Bochum: Kalwes and Weitmarer Holz – „Where Downhill begins“

For many people, Germany’s Ruhr area is still synonymous with the industrial behemoth of bygone days. This era is now over. However, the fact that the Ruhr area, with its numerous slag heaps and...

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“Corkscrew” in the south on Gran Canaria

On Strava I call this road bike ride in the south of Gran Canaria “The cork has been pulled”. Here’s what’s involved. It takes in the notorious “Corkscrew” – one of the ten steepest climbs in Europe....

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Nadine's home circuit: "Guardian of the Allgäu"

This is my home circuit, right on my doorstep, and I regularly ride here after work or if I need a quick blast and haven’t enough time for a longer training session. The ride passes over the south...

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Five questions for Richie Schley to the status quo of MTB Freeriding

Richie Schley Freeriding MTB Les 2 Alpes

Richie Schley is a pioneer of the Freeride movement and has experienced almost all developments in his sport first hand. But the recent tragic events at the Red Bull Rampage have caused debates. What...

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Top 5 Trails in Saalbach Hinterglemm

Saalbach Hinterglemm offers the right type of terrain for every kind of mountain biker, with countless freeride routes, epic natural trails, fun pump tracks, and endless forest tracks; plenty to...

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New cranks and cassettes: "Shimano Deore XT M8000“

Shimano has revised the tried-and-tested Deore XT Groupset for 2016. The drivetrain has also undergone an update – with new innovations for cranks and cassettes.

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Front and rear derailleur: "Shimano Deore XT M8000“

Outstanding features of the new DEORE XT M8000 rear derailleur are its shallow slant angle and extremely flat profile. This means low shifting forces, improved chain stabilization and precise yet...

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"Shimano Deore XT M8000“: Update of the brake system

The hydraulic disc brakes of the DEORE XT M8000 Groupset deliver a reliable, powerful braking system. The brake has been equipped with a new, lighter and more robust main cylinder.

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High-end, all-mountain wheel: "DT Swiss XMC 1200 Spline 27,5 Carbon"

High-end, all-mountain bikes demand the best components. This is why the EDITION versions of the ROTWILD R.X1 FS and R.X+ FS Bikes are equipped with the high-grade DT Swiss XMC 1200 Spline® 27.5...

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Excellent shifting performance: "Shimano XTR M9000“

Rear and front derailleurs and shift levers from the Shimano XTR M9000 Groupset offer excellent and extremely reliable shifting performance. They enable bikers to focus entirely on the trail while...

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"Shimano XTR M9000” - crank and cassette

Even cadence is indispensable to ensure that force exerted is translated harmoniously into forward propulsion. This will only succeed it the gear ratios are optimally tuned and therefore suitable for...

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A genuine all-rounder: the “Ergon SME 30” saddle

Whether Enduro, All Mountain, Cross Country or Freeride – the Ergon SME 30 meets all requirements. Thanks to its V-shaped surface, it offers maximum freedom of movement ant the narrow, sloping rear...

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“Ergon GE1 SD” grips for full control and maximum comfort

Uncomfortable or poorly damping grips frequently result in numb hands for bikers and are often take the fun out of a ride. In order to avoid this, all ROTWILD C, X and E models as well as the T+HT...

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Less weight – more fine tuning: the “Fox 34 FLOAT 140” fork

The ROTWILD All-Mountain bikes of the R.X1 FS- und R.X+ FS series are equipped with the Fox 34 FLOAT 140 fork. In contrast to the predecessor models, the fork is significantly lighter and fitted out...

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For the toughest downhill: “Der Kaiser 2.4 Projekt” by Continental

Riders testing their downhill limits on a ROTWILD R.G1 FS Gravity Bike need a tyre with absolutely reliable grip. The Kaiser 2.4 Projekt by Continental has been designed for the most demanding World...

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First choice for racers: Continental “Race King” tyres

The ideal tyre for XC bikes and marathon racing has a flat but aggressive tread and lugs to guarantee easy rolling on dry and hard terrain. This is precisely what Race King by Continental offers. 

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Interview: Nadine Rieder Season review 2015

The 2015 MTB season got off to a rather bumpy start for Nadine Rieder, but then ended on a high note. Among her achievements, Nadine celebrated a top 10 position in the MTB World Championships in...

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